Degree(s): MS in Real Estate, UNC Charlotte
MS in Sustainable Development/Conservation Ecology, University of Georgia
BS in Biology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Expertise: Real Estate
Land Use Regulations
Alyson Craig is the Deputy Planning Director for the City of Charlotte’s Planning, Design, and Development Department. She provides oversight to two of the Department’s divisions, Land Development and Entitlement Services (Rezoning/UDO), our HR and budget operations, and serves as backup to the Planning Director. Alyson also served as the Co-Director of the Childress-Klein Center for Real Estate and the Director for the Master of Science in Real Estate program. She taught several courses within the graduate real estate program, including Real Estate Development, Site Planning, International Real Estate Study Tour, and Real Estate Capstone. Prior to joining the faculty, Craig worked for Grubb Properties’ Investment team as a development and acquisition associate to identify and analyze potential office, multi-family, and mixed use deals. Before moving to Charlotte in 2011, she was Vice President of a planning and engineering firm in Florida working with clients on development agreements, rezonings, and annexations for large multi-use land development projects.